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Future Crimes By Marc Goodman

The book started off OK however the book is riddled with inaccuracies and the author takes many liberties. First of all, as I stated, the book starts off good. It does give good information about big data collection and points out a lot of useful information however as he jumps into the “crime.inc” he...

Data Breaches October / November 2016

ORGANIZATION:FriendFinder NetworksDATE OF BREACH:October 2016DATE MADE PUBLIC:November 14,2016RECORDS AFFECTED: 412 MillionDATA COMPROMISED:FriendFinder Networks, the parent company of many adult sites, was reportedly hacked through a local file inclusion exploit which enabled the hackers to access all of...

Personal Information Security Hygiene Program

With today’s threat landscape ever increasing, it is important to practice good InfoSec Hygiene at work but equally important at home. Today we have everything on our computers, various cloud services or both. When I look back at my pictures since 2009, I cringe at ever losing them. I do not even have them...

QuickHash Multi-Platform Hashing Tool

Hashing files, and more importantly validating the hashes of files you download is very important.  There is a long list of applications including Mac OS X that have been download, infected, recompiled and then pushed out to people.  The only way to validate the integrity of the file is to match the...

Inception Used To pwn a Laptop

This is an excellent video showing a laptop getting pwned using Inception.  https://github.com/carmaa/inception http://www.infosecmonkey.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Replicating-a-NSA-Spy-Tool-CYBERWAR-Extra-Scene.mp4...

US Cert – SB16-284: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of October 3, 2016

This is a share from US-Cert’s website. The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology(NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of...

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